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Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:07 AM CDT

Question: I have a cow that has always raised a good calf, but this year was different. Her calf started out good but kept falling further and further behind the rest. When we preg-checked cows, this one had a real hard bag, and we got stuff out of two teats that looked like cottage cheese. My vet said she had mastitis, put some medicine in the teats and gave her a shot. He said she was probably a cull. Is he right? How can I keep this from happening again?

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